A Willis Towers Watson report suggests large capital flows into certain squeezed portions of the private credit market are creating downward pressure on returns and upward pressure on risk.
Their primary reasons are financial and to fight boredom
Among those who did trade, the majority put assets into fixed income vehicles.
INSIDE THE MAGAZINE PLANSPONSOR June/July 2018
TIAA supports offering lifetime income options and makes other plan administrative and design suggestions to alleviate plan sponsors’ concerns about their employees’ retirement outlook.
Fiduciaries of the Sacred Heart Hospital Profit-Sharing 401(k) Plan failed to administer the plan after the hospital operations ceased in 2013, according to the DOL.
A report warns about the “troubling lack of knowledge about debt” among all age groups in the U.S., but especially among young adults.
Most retirement plan participants would like savings and investing guidance, a survey finds.
“The school has been deemed non-compliant with its contractual obligations regarding financial management as identified in the charter operating agreement,” a letter sent to school officials says.
Preparing participants financially to be able to retire beat out reducing plan costs as plan sponsors' top concern in this year's Fidelity Investments Plan Sponsor Attitudes Study.
Nearly three-quarters (74%) of employees polled by global staffing firm Robert Half said they’ve achieved a good to excellent work-life balance.
GAO says in other cases where plans may face complexity, such as selecting a target-date fund or monitoring pension consultants, the DOL has provided general information, including items to consider and questions to ask. It suggests that the DOL do the same with ESG investing.
Principal hires SVP for Retirement and Income Solutions Group; America’s Best 401k creates Board of Advisors to combat high fees; USI Consulting names Retirement Services VP; and more.
SSGA is following the trend of providers lowering investment fees, and sees an opportunity to attract 403(b) plan sponsors.